• Advertisement
To advertise, place classifieds free ads by category in a forum as a new topic, or in the classified display ads section, or start a classifieds free blog.

Sneaky parrot uses Amazon Alexa to shop while owner is away

Sneaky parrot uses Amazon Alexa to shop while owner is away

Postby smix » Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:32 am

Sneaky parrot uses Amazon Alexa to shop while owner is away
WFLA News Channel 8

URL: https://www.wfla.com/news/viral-news/sn ... 1662596515
Category: Pets
Published: December 16, 2018

Description: TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - A foul-mouthed parrot, who was kicked out of an animal sanctuary for swearing too much, is using technology to cause even more trouble. The Times of London reports Rocco, an African grey, has been using Amazon Alexa to shop online while his owner was away.

alexa-parrot.jpg

His owner, Marion Wishnewski told the newspaper she was shocked to find that her Amazon account suddenly had pending orders for various snacks, including watermelon and ice cream and also a kettle. “I have to check the shopping list when I come in from work and cancel all the items he's ordered,” Wischnewski told The Daily Mail. Rocco was rescued by the National Animal Welfare Trust (NAWT) earlier this year after being found as a stray. His foul mouth got him removed from the sanctuary, but Wischnewski, who works there, adopted him. She said Rocco's love for Alexa goes beyond material things. He also uses the device to listen to his favorite music (Kings of Leon). "I’ve come home before and he has romantic music playing," Wischnewski said. "He loves to dance and has the sweetest personality.and romantic tunes." African grey parrots (Psittacus) are particularly noted for their advanced cognitive abilities and their ability to mimic speech.
User avatar
smix
 
Posts: 1802761
Images: 1
Joined: Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:05 am
Blog: View Blog (0)

  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Return to Birds


Mobile Device
  • 1
  • FREE CLASSIFIED ADS
    Free Classified Ads
    There are 3 ways to advertise - your choice: you can place free ads in a forum topic, in the classified display ads section, or you may start your own free blog. Please select the appropriate category and forum for the ad content before you post. Do not spam.
    Caveat emptor - let the buyer beware. Deal at your own risk and peril.
  • Advertisement